Exhibition spotlights art icon’s sketchy past

Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 4:10 pm

Arthur Lismer co-founded Canada’s legendary Group of Seven. He also taught at McGill’s School of Architecture. A new exhibition showcases the whimsical sketches he produced at McGill.

Another date with the Academy

Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 1:30 pm

Torill Kove, MUP’89, has already won one Oscar for her short animated films and her newest work, Me and My Moulton, is in the running for another Academy Award next month.

The economy and the environment: Do we have to choose?

Posted on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:20 pm

Economics professor Chris Ragan says a healthy environment is a foundation for a strong economy. His new Ecofiscal Commission will be making that case to governments.

How Samir became Sugar Sammy

Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 5:14 pm

Today, he is a provocative poster boy for a post-Bill 101 Quebec. Before that, he was a McGill cultural studies student who picked up a new nickname that stuck – Sugar Sammy.

Life and love on the Rez

Posted on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 5:42 pm

A pair of McGillians play crucial roles on the TV series Mohawk Girls, a frank and funny examination of the lives of four young women in Kahnawake.

Running with the Bulls

Posted on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 3:33 pm

As a lawyer and a sports fan who idolized Michael Jordan, Ram Padmanabhan, BA’90, landed a dream job. He is the vice president of financial and general counsel for the NBA’s Chicago Bulls.

Engineering the future of The Walrus

Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 3:48 pm

The Walrus has a new editor. Jonathan Kay, BEng’92, MEng’94, is now at the helm of the publication that has earned more National Magazine Awards than any of its Canadian counterparts.

A child’s-eye view of the Charter

Posted on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2:36 pm

Move over Captain Underpants. McGill grad Dustin Milligan, BCL/LLB’10, has published a unique series of children’s books that take their inspiration from the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

The right to die

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:17 pm

Eugene Bereza, BA’78, MDCM’88, the director of the medical ethics program in McGill’s Department of Family Medicine, offers insight into Quebec’s controversial new euthanasia law.

Meet Canada’s top university band

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 1:07 pm

McGill’s Busty and the Bass prevailed over musical acts from universities across the country in the first-ever CBC Rock Your Campus battle-of-the-bands competition.